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Middle and high school Black Hills Jazz Festival winners announced

Black Hills State University hosted over 350 middle and high school students from four states during the 30th Annual Black Hills Jazz Festival held recently on campus. The Spearfish High School Jazz Band earned first place in the Class AA division.

More than 350 middle and high school jazz bands and choirs from 12 schools and four states displayed their talent at the 30th annual Black Hills Jazz Festival Monday, April 4 held recently at Black Hills State University campus.

Jazz Band results are as follows:

Winners of the middle school/junior high Jazz Band division were: first place, Spearfish Middle School; second place, Sundance Junior High, Sundance, Wyo.

Winners of the Class B high school division were: first place, Sundance high school jazz combo; second place, Sundance High School jazz band; third place, Miller High School.

Winners of the Class A high school division were: first place, St. Thomas More, Rapid City; second place, Belle Fourche.

Winners of the Class AA high school division were: first place, Spearfish High School; 2nd place, Williston High School, Williston, N.D.

Choir results are as follows:

The winner of the junior high/middle school Show Choir division were: first place, Spearfish Middle School; second place Sundance Junior High.

Winners of the junior high/middle school Vocal Jazz division was first place Twin Spruce Junior High, Gillette, Wyo.

Winners of the Class B high school Show Choir division were: first place, Sundance; second place, Bayard High School, Bayard, Neb.

Winners of the Class B Vocal Jazz division were: first place, Sundance High School; second place, Miller High School; third place, Jones County High School, Murdo.

The winner of the Class A Show Choir division was Hot Springs High School.

Winners of the Class A Vocal Jazz division were: first place, Buffalo High School, Buffalo, Wyo.; second place, St. Thomas More High School.

The winner of the Class A Vocal Jazz division was Williston High School.

For more information contact Dr. Randall Royer, BHSU music professor, at 642-6255 or Randall.Royer@BHSU.edu.

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